JUNIOR MARKET LAMB SHOW
CHAIRMAN: Doyle Parker
Committee: Carl Plant, Bobby Jackson, Steven Diggs
Competition open to current members of any FFA Chapter or 4 - H
Club supervised by a county agent or Ag instructor within Comal and adjoining
**Please note: Changes show in green highlights, effective for 2018!!**
1.The Fair Association will take all feasible precautions to prevent loss, damage or injury to you, your property, your livestock and the visitors to the Fair, but in case a loss, damage or injury does occur, the Fair Association will not assume any responsibility for such loss, damage, or injury. Each exhibitor will be responsible for taking care of his or her exhibits and for any damage or injury such exhibits may cause.
2.All entries should be postmarked by September 10th. CAPACITY OF THE BARN IS LIMITED. ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED BY EARLIEST DATE ON A FIRST PAID FIRST SERVE BASIS AS LONG AS SPACE IS AVAILABLE. When space is filled, entries will be returned. Entries must be mailed to: Livestock Committee, Comal County Fair Assn., P.O. Box 310223, New Braunfels, Texas 78131-0223 or delivered to the Comal County Fair Office. Entries without fees will not be accepted. Make checks or money orders payable to Comal County Fair Assn. A $25 fee will be collected on NSF checks. DO NOT mail entries after the 10th- please bring cash nd hand deliver.
3. ONLINE entries must be submitted on or before September 15th. On line abilities will not be available after September 15th. Please print and retain receipt for verification registration!! Entries on day of shows will be CASH ONLY!
4. A $5.00 late fee will be incurred after September 15th for any form of entry.
5.Livestock must be on the grounds in accordance with arrival schedule and must remain on fairgrounds, not in individual trailers off of fair property.
6.All animals exhibited must be free of infectious or contagious diseases and parasites, such as ticks, ear ticks, lice, or mites. If any animal is found to carry an infectious disease or parasite that can be transmitted to the other animals, the owner will be required to treat the animal to prevent the spread of the disease or parasites or remove the animal from the show grounds.
7.All livestock shall meet the Texas Animal Health Regulations.
8.Stall assignment is on first come - first serve basis. The barn will open Wednesday and Thursday evening from 4-8 pm for early move in of equipment and stall preparation.
9.Each exhibitor is responsible for cleaning up trash and litter near and around pens or stalls occupied by the animals and the alleys adjoining the pens or stalls. Cleaning should be done before exhibitors leave after the show and before they are released. Shavings do not have to be removed.
10.All animals exhibited must be sufficiently gentle and halter broken that they can be handled with safety to both exhibitor and spectators. Animals should be in show condition. Animals that do not meet these requirements may, at the discretion of the Livestock Superintendent or Show Chair, be barred from the show ring and/or barn.
11.First through tenth place awards will be offered in each class, but if in the opinion of the judge the animal exhibited is not worthy of such award, he may make an award as is in keeping with the quality of the animal exhibited. The judge's decision will be final. No breed championship trophy will be awarded unless at least three animals of same sex and breed are exhibited.
12.Premium money will be awarded in accordance with the ribbon awarded in all classes, regardless of competition.
13.Breeding and market animals will be released in accordance with the release schedule. Livestock divisions allowed to leave "After Show" must be removed within 2 hours of the conclusion of the respective show or will remain on the grounds until last release time. No exceptions.
14.Exhibitors are encouraged to hang signs over their livestock to advertise their exhibits, but such signs must not be longer than the space occupied by the exhibitor’s livestock.
15.A CCFA Coupon redeemable for prize money (at the Cashier Window in the livestock office) will be awarded in the livestock office at the completion of each class or division. Please plan to show ID. If no ID, a parent, Ag teacher or Extension Agent must be present.
16.Junior Show Exhibitors will be issued two Gate Passes. Breeding Exhibitors will not exceed 4 passes. Passes will be issued upon sign-up at the Livestock Office.
17.Unprotected fans are prohibited in livestock barn.
18.Side gates on Grant Street will be open each morning from 7-9am, periodically throughout the day or by contacting a committee member.
19. Barn closes at 10:00 p.m.. Exhibitors are asked to please be through with feeding and chores by then. Any remaining exhibitor, family member or spectator will be required to leave. Gates will be secured to protect livestock overnight.
20. A hanging “Livestock Exhibitor” parking pass will be issued upon registration at the Livestock Office. One per trailer. Exhibitors are encouraged to park trailers off site if possible, as space in CCFA parking lot is limited.
21. All livestock will load and unload at the Grant Street gates. All beef cattle are REQUIRED to load and unload within the fenced area behind the livestock barn.
22. Appropriate dress for exhibitors is requested. Collared shirts for males and females, no midriffs or cleavage showing, long pants or skirts and appropriate footwear is suggested.
Market Lamb Show
1.All exhibitors and lambs are subject to the General Livestock
No. 1 - 22. Exhibitor must own the lamb entered.
2.Entry fee is $15 per head until Sept. 15th, $20 after deadline.
All Entry fees after deadline must be cash. No Refunds.
3. Official weight will be recorded and classes will be split
based on weight. See weighing schedule. No reweigh.
4.Lambs will be shown in the following classes and order:
Southdown, Fine wool, Fine wool Cross, and Medium Wool. Lambs may be classified
in the ring by the judge. Any lamb classified out will be allowed to move to
the proper class
5.Wether and Ewe lambs eligible; must have baby teeth intact;
must be slick shorn; No artificial coloring allowed.
6. 50% of entry fees will be prorated and paid out according to
entries. Ribbons will be awarded for 1st - 10th place, and Grand champion will
be awarded a belt buckle.